The 2013 Youth Trapper Camp is accepting applications.
The three-day camp, established 14 years ago, by Montana Trappers Association, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, and Montana 4-H, offers youth the opportunity to learn all aspects of trapping from qualified instructors.
Held in the Bears Paw Mountains, south of Havre at Beaver Creek Park, the camp is set for June 7-9. Fees are $50 per camper, with a $20 scholarship available to the first 60 applicants who apply by April 15. All meals, snacks, drinks and educational materials are included. Adults are encouraged to attend with their children. The camp is handicap accessible.
Applications are available online at MTA website at www.montanatrappers.org. The application deadline is May 15. For more information contact Jim or Fran Buell via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 406-376-3178.
(Report by Tom Palmer – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks)